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The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt ...
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Mark Forsyth
 
Mark Forsyth's bestselling day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words, in paperback for the first time
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Simply English: An A-Z of Avoidable...
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Simon Heffer
 
What is the difference between amend and emend, between imply and infer, and between uninterested and disinterested? When should one put owing to rather than due to? Why should the...
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A Dictionary of Film Studies
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Annette Kuhn; Guy Westwell
 
This volume covers all aspects of film studies, including critical terms, concepts, movements, national and international cinemas, film history, genres, organizations, practices, and key technical terms and concepts. It is...
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Dreaming in Chinese: And Discovering...
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Deborah Fallows
 
In this intelligent, sympathetic book, Deborah Fallows opens up a window onto Chinese life through its notoriously difficult language. She shows how even small advancements, such as mastering a single...
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Spell it Out: The Singular Story of...
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David Crystal
 
Why is there an 'h' in ghost? William Caxton, inventor of the printing press and his Flemish employees are to blame: without a dictionary or style guide to hand in...
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Collins Spanish school dictionary
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Updated edition of this popular dictionary for beginners (aged 11+). Includes alphabet tabs, keywords in blue and verb tables with the verb used in example phrases.
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Practice Makes Perfect Mastering...
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Gary Robert Muschla
 
Provides helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to master the basics of vocabulary. This title helps you to learn how to: apply vocabulary rules; understand meaning and...
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I met lucky people: The Story of the...
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Yaron Matras
 
In the Middle Ages, it was believed they had come out of Egypt. And yet their language shares a number of words with Greek, and has its roots in India...
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There are Tittles in This Title: The...
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Mitchell Symons
 
From information about words and their uses, useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from literature and film, to bizarre test answers, insurance claims and...
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The Word at War: World War Two in 100...
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Philip Gooden; Peter Lewis
 
War words have embedded themselves in our collective psyche; British politicians are fond of invoking the 'Dunkirk spirit' whenever the country is faced with major...
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Written in Stone: An Entertaining...
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Christopher Stevens
 
Half the world's population speaks a language that has evolved from a single, prehistoric mother tongue. A mother tongue first spoken in Stone Age times, on the steppes of central...
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It's a Wonderful Word: The Real...
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Albert Jack
 
Collects over 500 of the funniest-sounding and delightful words in the English language, and traces them back to their often puzzling origins. While brushing up on your gibberish or gobbledygook...
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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made...
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Philip Hensher
 
A smart, funny book about the rise and slow death of the art of handwriting; and why it still matters.
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Bescherelle. La conjugaison pour tous
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A complete reference guide to French verbs and their conjugations.
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Tiantian Zhongwen graded Chinese...
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Chi Yu
 
Beijing's Courtyards is part of the four-level Tian Tian Zhongwen series, a carefully graded Mandarin Chinese language reader series for upper-elementary to upper-intermediate Chinese language learners. The book contains...
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Io E TE
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Niccolo Ammaniti
 
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